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evening. we begin with that bizarre scene in a colorado courtroom today. james holmes, the 24-year-old suspect, appearing in court just four days after he allegedly opened fire in a movie theater. the flame red hair, the dazed look. in the front row, parents and friends of the victims, studying his face. the father-in-law of one of the victims said he looked demonic. david muir has covered this story since the first bulletin and he he is outside the courtroom. david? >> reporter: as you know, so many families want to focus on the families, the victims here. but today, a community paused to stare down a gunman. >> the guards on the courthouse has the suspect came in. and a woman on crutches a couple arm in arm. and james holmes, his hair still died that comic book color. and his eyes, wide open. and a stunned expression. and struggling to keep them open to stay away. >> you have a right to -- >> reporter: also, was the suspect on medication. he went from one extreme to the other. his bulging eyes and his head dropping. we asked former fbi agent brad garrett to fill us in. >> he is i
today. james holmes, the 24-year-old suspect, appearing in court just four days after he allegedly opened fire in a movie theater. the flame red hair, the dazed look. in the front row, parents and friends of the victims, studying his face. the father-in-law of one of the victims said he looked demonic. david muir has covered this story since the first bulletin and he is outside the courtroom. david? >> reporter: as you know, so many families told me they want to focus on the survivors, the victims hire. but today, a community did pause to stare down a gunman face to face. the guards on the courthouse as james holmes was walked in an under ground tunnel to the courtroom. and the victims, heads down. and a woman on crutches, a couple arm in arm. this is what they saw. james holmes, his hair still died that comic book color. his eyes at times, exaggerated, wide open. offering a stunned expression. other times, seeming to struggle to keep them open to stay awake. >> you have a right to know the charges. >> reporter: also, was the suspect on medication. there was moments when he went fr
studying for some meaning, how did james holmes, just 16 there, become the 24-year-old grad student who called himself "the joker." across the country, abc news is on this story and david muir is starting our coverage of what happened in that theater minute by minute. david. >> diane, good evening. this is the movie theater behind me in aurora, colorado. it is incredible to think last night those theaters were sold out. so many moviegoers excited to see batman. they saw a real life horror scene play out in front of them. they carried out the bodies of the dead just moments ago. these are the terrifying moments captured on a cellphone. the chaos that unfolded minutes into the new "batman" movie. >> what's happening? >> oh my god. >> reporter: moviegoers thought the first signs of smoke in that theatre were all part of the premiere. but soon patrons were racing from the theatre covered in blood. it all began as a night of anticipation. four sold out theatres in aurora, colorado -- just outside denver. some people dressed as characters from the film. some tweets from those arriving -- it's
their charges at colorado shooting suspect james holmes. family and friends of the victims looked on. holmes still in his flame red hair. his reaction, seemed dazed. the charge, 140 counts of murder or attempted murder. the attack left 12 people dead, 58 people wounded in the premiere of the batman movie 10 days ago. clayton sandell covered the case from the beginning. he was in the court today. >> do you feel a little better today. >> reporter: rita paulino was shot three times but today climbed out of her hospital bed to see the man who put her there. james holmes was back in court today to hear the charges against him. cameras were banned but holmes demeanor much the same as when we saw him last week. eyes sometimes wide open, other times staring at the floor. hair still orange. he was charged with 24 counts of first degree murder, two counts for each person killed. because prosecutors say holmes acted both with premeditation or extreme indifference. he was also charged with 116 counts of attempted murder and for possessing an explosive device. former marine donald later was in the theate
holmes splits from tom use cruise, is she splitting from theture. >>> new clues tonight what happened to amelia earhart. there's a launch for a brand new search because of new clues. >>> good evening. it is great to have you on a monday night. we do begin here with the extraordinary heat. let's take you straight to the map this evening. look at the deepest reds on the map. 45 states with temperatures 90 and above. as you can see, so many in triple digits tonight. look at this, more than 31 heat records broken in the last month alone. this evening in baltimore, workers are giving out ice to neighbors. in north carolina, a mother and her baby standing in front of this giant fan. this evening, imagine going through all this with no power, no fans no, ac. 2 million customers from illinois, north carolina, to new jersey still without power and the death tole, at least 22 people have now died from the heat and from the storms. sam champion is standing by. first meteorologist ginger zee and the extreme weather team. no power where she is in maryland tonight. >> reporter: david, some utility
, good evening. tonight, we are learning that before james holmes allegedly carried out his attack and before he ended up in the jail behind me, he may have mailed out a road map to the massacre. tonight, abc news has learned a notebook believed to be written by the suspect, james holmes, was mailed to the university of colorado, where holmes had been a student, until dropping out last month. fox news is reporting the notebook was mailed to a psychiatrist at the university and that it contains, quote, full details about how he was going to kill people. drawings of what he was going to do in it. drawings and illustrations of the massacre. there are conflicting reports on whether the notebook arrived at the university before or after the massacre. but it apparently wasn't found until monday, during a search of the mail room. this, of course, raises questions about whether if the package had been found before last thursday, the carnage could have been avoided. the university will not confirm the existence of the notebook, but released a statement, saying it delivers the mail the same
, the under the high-profile marriage of katie holmes splits from tom cruise. is she splitting from the church? did scientology play a sfloel. >> what really happened to amelia earhart, how a broken jar of freckle cream has been launching a brand new search. >> where am i, sir? >>> good evening. it is great to have you on a monday night. we do begin here with the extraordinary heat. let's take you straight to the map this evening. look at the deepest reds on the map. 45 states with staemps 90 and above. as you can see, so many in triple digits tonight. look at this, more than 31 heat records broken in the last month alone. this evening this baltimore, workers are giving out ice to neighbors. in north carolina, a mother and her baby standing in front of this giant fan. this evening imagine going through all this with no power. no fans, no ac, no refrigerator. tonight 2 million customers from illinois, to north carolina, to new jersey, still without power. the death tole, at least 22 people have died from the heat and the storms. sam is standing right here. first meteorologist ginger zee. >> no
massacre, we learned james holmes was under a doctor's care at the time of the attack. a psychiatrist with a chilling specialty, schizophrenia. >> reporter: today we learned james holmes, 24-year-old accused mass murderer, was also a psychiatric patient. while attending graduate school at the university of colorado, this court filing from his attorney reveals holmes was a patient of dr. lynne fenton, who, according to her website, specializes in schizophrenia. the defense is upset that leaks to the media revealed a package holmes sent to fenton, claiming the notebook in that package and whatever it reveals is protected by doctor-patient confidentiality. the question now, what, if anything, did holmes' psychiatrist know? and if there were warnings about his plans, was she required to speak up? >> if a psychology or psychiatrist feels someone they're treating may pose a threat, in most states they are obligated to do something. >> reporter: also today, we learned investigators are scouring the mountains two hours west of denver. the owner of this gun shop says agents told him holmes may
here at home, investigators are poring over that notebook believed to be that of james holmes. the accused gunman in that movie theater shooting. what could be a road map to a massacre and abc's dan harris tells us, experts now say detailed written plans are often a hallmark of mass murders. >> reporter: tonight law enforcement officials are analyzing the notebook believed to be from the suspect james holmes. discovered in the mailroom at the university of colorado where holmes was a student. when investigators first found the package they were so concerned it too would be rigged with explosives, they sent in a robot to handle it. inside the notebook they reportedly found plans for a massacre including drawings of a stick figure gunman mowing down his victims. >> universally, mass shooters is all about revenge. he wanted to pay society back for what he believed society had done to him. and i think the note book will talk about that. >> reporter: in america's over-crowded history of mass murder nearly every perpetrator has left behind documentation. the columbine killers left v
james holmes. discovered in the mailroom at the university of colorado where holmes was a student. when investigators first found the package they were so concerned it too would be rigged with explosives, they sent in a robot to handle it. inside the notebook they reportedly found plans for a massacre including drawings of a stick figure gunman mowing down his victims. >> universally, mass shooters is all about revenge. he wanted to pay society back for what he believed society had done to him. and i think the note book will talk about that. >> reporter: in america's over-crowded history of mass murder nearly every perpetrator has left behind documentation. the columbine killers left voluminous diaries, diagrams of the school, and ominous videos. jared lee loughner, who shot gab reel giffords, posted incomprehensible videos about his community colle. >> this is my genocide school. >> reporter: and seoung hi cho of virginia tech recorded a garbled rant at unnamed and perhaps unknowable wrong-doers. >> i dike like jesus christ to inspire for the weak and defenseless people. >> i think som
the arap hoe county jail, james eagan holmes has been spitting at the guards so frequently that every time he leaves his cell, he's made to wear a face guard. abc news has also learned that inside the aurora police headquarters in the hours after the shooting, holmes was staring at the wall with his eyebrows twitching, and when investigators put evidence bags over his hands to preserve the gunpowder residue he started using the bags as hand puppets. >> this could be all behavior that is indicative of a psychotic episode. it might be there's other stuff going on in his head. >> reporter: today the washington post said his mother worried about him being socially isolated and wanted him in counselling. in the days before the massacre, mixed signals. a neighbor says he was out looking for a new apartment. two days before, he was spotted in this bar, chatting sports. on the other hand, holmes had a profile on match.com that read, will you come visit me in prison? meanwhile, extraordinary new stories in the survivors. amanda lindgren's boyfriend sacrificed himself to save her. >> he pulled me do
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